African Focus

Caring for tresses, kinks and curls

multi-ethnic hair care regimensThe multi-ethnic hair care market is booming. To meet consumers’ diverse hair care needs, Symrise has launched a variety of new and adaptable solutions suitable for use in Africa, the United States and Brazil.

Azelis expands its African presence

The MD of Azelis Ivory Coast, Michel HaidonAzelis, a leading global distributor of speciality chemicals, has opened a new office in Abidjan, the economic capital and largest city of Ivory Coast. This represents Azelis’ continued commitment to investing in Africa, ensuring the company has ample room for its planned growth over the next few years.

Partnership to improve breast cancer care launches in Kenya

First Lady Margaret Kenyatta sitting alongside Markus Gemuen from Roche at the launch of a new public-private partnership to improve breast cancer care in KenyaFirst Lady Margaret Kenyatta, from the Kenya Ministry of Health, and Roche Pharmaceuticals have launched key activities that will facilitate access to improved care for patients with breast cancer in Kenya.

Aurecon strengthens manufacturing client focus in Africa

Stephan Kotze, Aurecon’s newly appointed client director for manufacturing in AfricaAurecon, the global engineering and infrastructure advisory company, has made two strategic appointments to its Africa team. Stephan Kotze has been appointed client director for manufacturing in Africa. This is a newly created role in the company and forms part of Aurecon’s ongoing growth strategy in South Africa and throughout the African continent.

Cipla announces Africa expansion strategy

The symbolic Aids awareness ribbon for Cipla recently announced that negotiations to establish manufacturing facilities in Morocco and later in Algeria are in advanced stages of discussion. The pharmaceutical manufacturer aims to establish these facilities through joint ventures, thereby increasing its antiretroviral (ARV) manufacturing capacity in Africa.

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